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Webinars On Air-System Engineering, Technology Scheduled
July 11, 2019

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. will launch the Air System Engineering and Technology (ASET) series of free webinars…

Virginia Will Invest $12 Million To Deploy Electric Transit Buses
July 10, 2019

Project will include 17 electric buses and charging infrastructure for three local transit systems in the Commonwealth.

PREPARES System Wins 2019 Collegiate Student Safety Technology Design Competition
July 10, 2019

PREPARES system could have a positive impact on improving transportation safety.

U.S. Army Awards Contract For Surveying And Mapping Services
July 9, 2019

Contract is now underway and has an estimated completion date of June 6, 2024.

Firm Will Invest $2.3 Million to Establish New Milling Facility
July 9, 2019

Facility will be firm’s first East Coast operation.

Firm Announces $400 Million Investment to Expand Assembly Operation
July 8, 2019

Facility in Pulaski County is the firm’s largest in the world.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addendum to Standard 135-2016
July 8, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo
July 5, 2019

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo will be held September 26 – 28, 2019…

Water Repellent ‘Nanoflower’ For Biomedical Applications Created
July 5, 2019

Plant leaves have a natural superpower — they’re designed with water repelling characteristics.

New Tool Helps In Search For Extraterrestrial Life
July 3, 2019

Astronomers have a new tool in their search for extraterrestrial life – a sophisticated bot that helps identify stars hosting planets…

Sounding Rockets Sent To The Edges of The Atmosphere
July 3, 2019

Two NASA sounding rockets were sent to the edges of the atmosphere above the Marshall Islands on June 19th in order to study communication disruption…

New Unprinting Method Developed
July 2, 2019

Imagine if your printer had an “unprint” button that used pulses of light to remove toner…

Growing Human Hair In A Dish
July 2, 2019

In a new study, aimed at using stem cells for hair growth, Columbia researchers have created a way to grow human hair in a dish…

Researchers Use Genetic Algorithms For Better Superconductors
July 1, 2019

Scientists turn to the power of evolution and artificial selection to develop better superconductors.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Standard 189.3-2017
July 1, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Firm Announces $6.4 Million Investment To Expand Manufacturing Operation
June 28, 2019

Facility will be expanded to meet an increase in demand from commercial vehicle customers.

New Report Promotes Understanding of Subsurface Utility Engineering
June 28, 2019

Subsurface utility engineering (SUE) is ideally knowing as much about a subsurface project prior to starting the design process; incorporating technology to identify, characterize, and map underground utility facilities.

Better Prosthetic Designs Possible From Stumble Study
June 27, 2019

That automatic stumble response, so natural for most people, is virtually impossible for those who use prosthetic legs, simply because even state-of-the-art prosthetics cannot adapt…

All-woman Team Commands Rock-zapping Laser
June 27, 2019

The laser that zaps rocks on Mars is commanded by a talented group of engineers and scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory…

Construction and Operation of Three New Solar Projects Announced
June 26, 2019

The combined generation capability of the projects is expected to be more than 200 megawatts (MW).

Chiral Skyrmion Crystal With Electrical Properties Created
June 26, 2019

Research could one day lead to applications such as more powerful data storage devices.

4-Day Hands-On Drone Workshop Scheduled
June 25, 2019

The DaVinci Challenge Immersion: Build a Drone Workshop integrates STEM education to gain and apply knowledge about emerging technologies and leadership…

Making Moving Photos A Reality With New Algorithm
June 25, 2019

Photo Wake-Up, can take a person from a 2D photo or a work of art and make them run, walk or jump out of the frame.

Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Awards Announced
June 24, 2019

Projects represent exciting advancements in five industries: clean energy, cybersecurity, data analytics, life sciences, and unmanned systems.

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